The activities in this section engage students and job seekers in appropriate stages of career exploration and planning.
The activities and worksheets in the Toolkit for Teachers & Career Advisers utilize college-readiness and career resources from Minnesota partners and other products to research career and education interests.
The activities are designed for use in elementary, middle, and high school classes, as well as in workshops and programs offered by community agencies and adult employment services.
Each activity and worksheet indicates which audience(s) it is designed for:
Each activity and worksheet indicates the approximate time it will take to complete. This information helps with scheduling and choosing which activities to use in conjunction with each other.
The activities in this toolkit focus on career development competencies in areas of self-knowledge and career planning, occupational and education exploration, work and college readiness, and job search. Each activity contains five sections as well as links to recommended print and online career information resources. Activities are specifically designed to assist instructors and career advisers who teach or counsel students and job seekers in the career exploration process.
The five sections of each activity are:
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities grants educators, career counselors, and students permission to print, copy, and cite information from the toolkits freely and without requesting special permission under two conditions:
Each classroom activity and worksheet is available as a PDF file. If you do not have the software to view PDFs, you can download a free PDF viewer.